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How much do you live on per month, on average?

Excluding any rent or mortgage payments, or a big holiday or new car commitments, how much do you actually need to live comfortably?


My calculations indicate that I should need £25k. Is that too much or too little, just for a comfortable lifestyle, with money in my pocket, good internet, a good sky subscription, Netflix, and a meal our once a month with the missus?


There would be a separate sum of money set aside for big expenditures like holidays etc.


Created By on 24/01/2019

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Josiah
5 days ago
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Three Hundreds dollar is enough to manage and maintain my family well.
Crankyshooter
19th Nov 2020 12:58:07
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Yes,I think that's about right as we live on about that amount. Not enough to flash money around, but good enough for a modest 'middle class' lifestyle
MikeR3
1st Feb 2019 11:10:30
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all depends on your current financial commitments. of course. if you have a mortgage that will affect it as will any divorce proceedings and orders.

pay all bill
enough for food
one holiday a year
that's the basics at our age
patcaf
31st Jan 2019 10:57:56
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I would suggest that is about right. Our income after tax (for two people) is over £30k, so for a single person that should provide a comfortable retirement.
ArchieUK
25th Jan 2019 10:03:52
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I have done some qick calculations and we could
Including our Energy bills
Council tax and water,
House insurance
We could live in relative comfort on £12.000 P/A

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